The Character of Technology Defines the Character of War

The third tenet of this theory is that it is the characteristics of the technology, which created the domain, that define the character of war fought in the domain.  The cyber domain is unique among domains of war in that it is a manmade domain.  While it occupies geographical space, it is not defined by […]

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Technology Creates Domains of War

The technology that is the genesis of a new domain of war imbues that domain with peculiar characteristics that are unique to the technology.  This is the second tenet of the theory.  The nature of war in the domain is a consequence of these characteristic. When ships created the maritime domain, the ships brought uniqueness […]

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Cyberspace is a Domain of War

The first tenet of the theory is that cyberspace is a domain of war.  The argument that cyberspace is a domain of war rest on three facts.  First, it is a domain of war by doctrine – the US military defines cyberspace by doctrine.  Second, it is a domain of war by definition – it has […]

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Introduction

This blog is about a theory of War in the Cyber Domain.  Carl von Clausewitz wrote in On War that, “Wars in every period have independent forms and independent conditions, and, therefore, every period must have its independent theory of war.”[1]  With the advent of the information age, we have created cyberspace as a domain […]

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